Tag Archive: Greg Abbott

Feb 07 2012

Prime season for tax scams

By Greg Abbott Texas Attorney General With the arrival of February, many Texas taxpayers have started receiving W2 forms from their employers and thinking about the upcoming tax season. All taxpayers should be on the lookout for tax scams that seek to steal their money and identities. Tax season can be a particularly active time …

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Jan 05 2012

Make a resolution to pay your child support

By Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott Make 2012 count for you and your children by resolving to pay your child support in full and on time. As parents, our children rely on us to provide basic necessities, as well as love and support. By paying child support, you are providing these things and more for …

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Nov 09 2011

When natural disasters strike

By Greg Abbott Texas Attorney General Over the years, natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires – which were particularly devastating this year – have wreaked havoc on communities across Texas. In the wake of a natural disaster, the victims’ needs are great and their experiences are compelling. Equally moving is the way Texas …

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Oct 06 2011

Gold-related investment scams

By Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott For centuries, gold has been one of the world’s most popular investments. Long sought-after for coins and jewelry, gold’s demand further increased as the tech revolution required gold for medical devices, cell phones and computers. In recent years, investors worldwide have flocked to the precious metal as a safe …

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Aug 31 2011

Fort Worth ‘Naturopathic Doctor’ charged

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today charged a Fort Worth-based “naturopathic doctor” with unlawfully marketing and promoting dietary supplements. According to the State’s enforcement action, Texas law does not recognize naturopathic doctors, and the defendant unlawfully described her supplements’ ability to cure or prevent illnesses. The defendant, Valerie Saxion, operates under the business name Valerie …

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Aug 09 2011

Buy-back programs: Profitable or compromising?

By Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott With technology constantly improving, newer, faster products are always on the horizon. As a result, some retailers recently started offering buy-back programs, which allow customers to replace their old electronics with newer devices. To protect their pocketbooks, Texas customers should pay close attention to a buy-back program’s details and …

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Aug 02 2011

Law signed to prevent sexting

By Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott A disturbing new practice known as sexting has become increasingly common among teenage children. This term is used to describe sending or receiving sexually explicit images via mobile telephones. When sexting involves images of minors it can become an issue for law enforcement, because sending or receiving sexually explicit …

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Jul 27 2011

‘Clean scanning’: Two Arlington used car dealerships charged

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has charged the owner of a certified vehicle emissions inspection station with manipulating the State’s testing protocols. According to the State’s enforcement action, the defendant tampered with the emissions test process in order to ensure substandard vehicles passed their state inspection tests. An investigation by the Attorney General’s Office revealed …

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